The following from Daily Drum Warm-Ups is the last sample page that I’m including for this blog. However, I will continue to contribute entries on a weekly basis, creating new content and demonstrating different ways to apply exercises to the drumset. Also, at some point in the future, I hope to produce some related video clips, which will show how to play [...]
Here is yet another page from the book. • Monday: Here the single paradiddle is displaced 3 times all within 2 measures. • Tuesday: Swung 8th notes are used quite commonly in rock, blues, jazz and country western music. This accent pattern fits the realistic nature of the book. Now place both of the sticks on the floor tom and use the [...]
This week, Patrick shares some tricky singles and doubles to improve your independence.
Thank you for your interest in the Morning Warm-Ups blog. I’m having a lot of fun writing these, and I hope you’re finding it worthwhile. Feel free to share with your friends! Here is another sample page from Daily Drum Warm-Ups. • Monday: “Combos” are defined as a mixture of rudiments, hybrid rudiments, simple patterns, accents patterns, etc. Monday’s combo mixes 3-stroke [...]
No hurricanes, flooding, or earthquakes to report, but it seems like it’s been 115 degrees every day the last month or so in Phoenix. I show up at a gig, load in all of my gear, and plop down to play. I’m normally overheated and dehydrated, and unfortunately, warming up is the last thing on my mind. If I don’t [...]